One In Three Glennallen High Students Is Learning Remotely From Home This Year

Monday, August 31st, 2020 was the first day of school in the Copper River School District, and students had a lot of choices this fall. You ...

Peter Young Of Kenny Lake Killed In One-Car Accident at Mile 5 Old Edgerton On Sunday, August 30th

A 40-year old Kenny Lake man, Peter Young, was killed at around 9 am on Sunday morning, August 30th, at Mile 5 on the Old Edgerton Highway. ...

Chromebooks Being Distributed By The Copper River School District

The Copper River School District will be giving out Chromebooks soon to students who are enrolled in "Traditional" schooling this ...

Breakouts At Brother Francis Shelter, McLaughlin Youth Center, Pioneer Home Continue

The Brother Francis Shelter in Anchorage is a Catholic Services social program to provide emergency shelter and services for Alaska's ho...

Postal Employees, Nome, Sled Dogs & Memories Of Long Ago

Martin Buser, Mushing Into Nome At The End Of The Iditarod. (Photo for the Journal by Buck Shreck) Nome Shuts Down Its High Schools Aft...

Alaska CARES Act Eligibility Rules Loosened For The Second Time

Here's some hopeful news. The Alaska CARES Act program has over $250 million in unspent funds which have to be distributed in Alask...

American Indians & Alaska Natives Are At Greater Risk Of COVID-19

American Indians and Alaska Natives have a COVID-19 infection rate that's 3.5 times higher than white people, according to the Centers F...

Families Choosing "Remote" Learning Won't Get School Lunches

The parents of many children who go to school in the Copper River School District remember "the good old days" when THEY went to s...

Play It Again, Sam. Flood Alert At Tazlina

Tazlina River At Risk Of Flooding Again... Darn That Ice Dam! The Tazlina River in its "recreational" role. (Photo, Marnie Gra...

Fred Williams Signs Off From CVEA Board – After Almost 50 Years

Some people hang around on the job for a long time. And Fred Williams is one of those people. He's been on the Copper Valley Electric bo...

Weak Runs Shut Down Copper River Sockeye Fishery

Fish & Game Has Closed All Waters For Sport Fishing Of Red Salmon with Emergency Order  Last Year Fisherman Were Still Sport Fishing...

State Moose and Caribou Hunters Can't Use Their Permits On Federal Subsistence Hunting Areas In Units 13 A and B.

Only Federal Subsistence Hunters Can Harvest Moose and Caribou On Federal Permit Lands In Unit 13 A & B. The State Of Alaska Files Laws...

Still In Lockdown & With Curfews, Navajos Resist In-Person Schooling

BIA Runs Into Trouble Trying To Get Schools Open On Reservations As Parents & Tribal Members Resist 1904 Photo of School-Aged Navaj...

Katie John Named An Alaskan "Woman Of The Century"

Katie John of Mentasta, Alaska – a Copper Valley Ahtna Athabascan Village – has been named one of 10 Alaskan "Women Of The Century.&quo...

Georgianna Lincoln Also Named An Alaskan "Woman Of The Century"

Doyon Woman Was Elected State Senator For Huge District That Included Part Of The Copper Valley  Eileen Ewan (left) gifted a beaded jack...

The Department Of You Can't Believe Everything On The Web: Glennallen Version

   Faux News: Direct From Your Cellphone To You!  

New Zealand Clamps Down After 69 People Found To Have COVID-19

That's Only 18 More Cases In All Of New Zealand As In The Copper Valley Of Alaska  Parts of New Zealand look a lot like Alaska. (Ph...

Copper River Watershed Trying To Raise Funds To Clean Up Junk, Vehicles At The Kotsina Near Chitina

Fishwheels, campers, cutting tables, and vehicles at the river in Chitina. 2006. (Photo, Courtesy Neil Hannan)  Back in the old days in ...

School District Says Masks Not Required But "Encouraged" – Parents Responsible For Checking Kids' Health

The Copper River School District is working on protocols for letting kids back into school this summer. The district is working on "soc...

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Cross Road Medical Center Is Changing Its Mode Of Operation, Particularly After-Hours Care

Cross Road Medical Center (Photo, Country Journal) Cross Road Medical Center Recently Sent Out A Letter Regarding Its After-Hour Servic...

Three Choices Of How To "Go To School" This Year: In Person, Remote & Homeschool

Breakdown Of The School District's Options The Copper River School District is offering students and parents three different options ...

Not Sure About Going Away To College This Year? Use Prince William Sound College, And Stay Home & Learn

 There's No Place Like Home Well, it's the kind of year when you may decide that heading off to college somewhere else isn&#...

The Simple Joys Of Living In Copper River Country

  Stacking Up The Firewood For Winter Photo By Neil Hannan Of Kenny Lake   Cooking Salmon On The Grill Photo By Neil Hannan Of ...

Levis, Once Mandatory Wear In Alaska Gold Rush, Being Replaced By Pajama Bottoms

Jeans Of The Gold Rush   Jeans seem to have lost their luster during the coronavirus pandemic. As people have begun staying at home and we...

The Hills Are Alive: Wet Summer Triggers Long Lake Rockfalls

Boulders Continue To Crash Onto The Glenn At Long Lake Hill. King Mountain Shows Instability, Too     Miscellaneous Rocks At Long Lak...

Honoring Florence's Wishes, Lions Club Builds A Playground In Glennallen

Sign at the new park. (Photo, Country Journal) Florence Clayton Finally Got Her Park In Downtown Glennallen Florence Clayton. (Ph...

Tom Duck & Harry: A Comic Strip By David Mudrick

Tom Duck & Harry Editor's Note: David Mudrick and his wife Pat are longtime friends from Junior High. They came to Alaska...

National NPR Poll Shows Majority Of Teachers Worried About Going Back To School

  A national poll taken in early August by National Public Radio & Ipsos says that 82% of U.S. schoolteachers are worried about retu...

Anchorage Economic Development Council Releases A Dire Report For Anchorage

Dire Report For Anchorage Over The Next Three Years Anchorage Economic Development Corporation hosted a 3-Year Outlook Virtual...

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